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PostPosted: Mon Jul 13, 2009 11:09 am 
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Can someone tell me what the difference is between a front and a rear U-brake?

Thanks,

Dr. Matt...


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PostPosted: Mon Jul 13, 2009 11:54 am 
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It will be the length of the bolt the goes through the tube

front is longer = to go through the forks
rear is shorter = to go through the tube that is the brake stay

most of them can be change around and taken apart (remember which goes where) so you can get a front and change it to a rear (if you have the right bolts)

hope this helps - cheers B :wink:


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Any difference if I have U-brake bosses on my frame though?


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PostPosted: Mon Jul 13, 2009 12:11 pm 
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if it's brake tabs - then the front arms will be longer and rhe backs shorter and must be bought the right way around or may not fit


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